Introduction to Colour in Interior Spaces

Often considered one of the most intimidating elements in interiors, this course will help demystify how colour works

Last updated 5/2023 English

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Most people are unsure of where to start when it comes to colour but on the flipside, colour is one of the most important elements in interior decorating. Explore the science behind colour, colour combinations and schemes, working with a colour wheel, choosing and using colour, and selecting colour schemes for interiors.


All of our courses have been designed to be stand-alone courses and can be done in any order. However, if you are interested in taking all of our courses – we’d like to recommend an order in which to do them (although it’s not required):

  1. Popular Interior Design Styles and How to Use Them
  2. Design Principles & Elements in Interiors
  3. Introduction to Colour In Interiors
  4. Textiles & Fabrics
  5. Introduction to Space Planning
  6. Staging and Styling Interior Spaces
  7. Simple Guide to Curtains and Blinds in Interiors
  8. Simple Guide to Furniture Styles in Interiors

Who this course is for

  1. This course is ideal for anyone who wants to learn great interior design and decorating techniques
  2. This course is also ideal for enthusiasts, interior design students and professional interior designers who are new to their field


  1. Very much enjoyed this course. Easily explained and educative. Enjoyed each section quiz too! Thank you! :) ~ R Dimola
  2. Super! Thank you very much! ~ E Avdieieva
  3. Playing with colors to create a master piece is possible if we know everything about colors which i learnt here. Looking forward for more course by Melanie ~ Jyoti A
  4. This course has refreshed some of the colour knowledge I gathered in Art Class at school many years ago, but it also taught me a lot about how to apply it in a room to give the desired outcome. Thanksfor that! ~ E Veldtman
  5. Really learned so much from this course. Looking forward to the advanced color one! Thanks ~ S Terry
  6. I liked the teacher and the way content was displayed ~ Lindsay N
  7. Thanks it was great and I have a better understanding ~ C Vieira

What you'll learn

Colour and its Impact on Interiors:

  1. Terminology
  2. Schemes
  3. Warm vs. Cool Colors
  4. Ratios and Applications and More!


Students must have a passion for interior design and decorating.

Course Content

10 Sections 10 Lectures 46m total length

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